Number of foreign languages known (self-reported) by educational attainment level - All ISCED 1997 levels - 2 languages

Based on a comparison of 28 countries in 2011, Latvia ranked the highest in Number of foreign languages known (self-reported) by educational attainment level - All ISCED 1997 levels - 2 languages with 46.1% followed by Malta and Lithuania. On the other end of the scale was Turkey with 2.30%, Ireland with 5.10% and Hungary with 9.20%.

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Countries Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Austria % 20.2 ... ... ...  
Belgium % 26.1 ... ... ...  
Bulgaria % 21.2 ... ... ...  
Croatia % 21.3 ... ... ... ...
Cyprus % 17.9 ... ... ...  
Czech Republic % 24.7 ... ... ...  
Denmark % 38.5 ... ... ...  
Estonia % 35.3 ... ... ...  
Finland % 29.9 ... ... ...  
France % 18.4 ... ... ...  
Germany % 21.5 ... ... ...  
Hungary % 6.30 ... ... ...  
Ireland % ... ... ... ...  
Italy % 20.9 ... ... ...  
Latvia % 42.9 ... ... ...  
Lithuania % 45.8 ... ... ...  
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ...  
Malta % 42.8 ... ... ...  
Netherlands % ... ... ... ...  
Norway % 28.6 ... ... ...  
Poland % 19.6 ... ... ...  
Portugal % 17.5 ... ... ...  
Serbia % ... ... ... ...  
Slovakia % 35.4 ... ... ...  
Slovenia % 37.2 ... ... ...  
Spain % 13.6 ... ... ...  
Sweden % 31.0 ... ... ...  
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...  
Turkey % 2.60 ... ... ...